INTRODUCTORY ESSAY. 201
Thalictruuti Piwdumiwi. Aralia
— Qxygraphis gjfacialis. Panax J^YZ^YMW,
' iRaminCulusj^ccJ^w*. Olax net/net,,
Trollius pimilus. Camphora glanchtlifera.
Magnolia Chempaca. Phoebe pallida,
Michelia Kisopa. „ Iwceolata.
Miliusa velutina. Litssea lanuginosa.
Sabia pcwviflora. Dodecadenia grcmdiflora*
Corydalis chcsro^hylla. DaphmdiumpwZ^^^wwww.
Bubus reticulatus. „ Ufarium.
daris. Henslovia Jietercmtka, Bl.
Cerasus Nipalemis. Carpinu5- wminalis.
Hedera serrata. Castanea tribuloides.
„ (ssculifolia. Abies JBrunoniwna.
5, terebmtTiacQa. Wallichia oblongifolia.
„ parasitica. Chameerops Martiana.
This province, which is bounded on the west by the Tons,
presents a continuation of the physical features k>f Kumaon,
though "it is on the whole a less elevated country, and con-
sists chiefly of the basins of the Bhagiratti and Jumna rivers.
Its comparatively short northern frontier is formed by the
continuation of the Cis-Satlej chain, and, judging from the
elevation of the principal passes (I5,000vto 16,000 feet), its
mean elevation is not inuch less than Kumaon. The level of
the plains at the foot of the hills is 1000 feet, both at Hard-
war stnd Saharunpore, and of the Dehra Dhun, within the first
range of hillfc, 2300 at the>village of Dehra. The station of
Masuri is 7000 feet ; Kedarnath, a well-known bcftanical sta-
'tion in the interior, is 11,800; the valley of the Bhagiratti
at Tirhi, 2300 ; and Khalsa, at the junction of the Tons and
Jtimna, is only 1700. There arc few plants common to Ka-